Ms Selvamalar Alagaratnam > Skrine > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Skrine
Level 8, Wisma UOA Damansara
50 JALAN DUNGUN, DAMANSARA HEIGHTS
50490 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
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Work Department

  • Employment Disputes
  • Employment Advisory and Compliance
  • Employee Fraud Management and Investigations
  • Immigration
  • Medical Negligence

Position

Partner.

Career

Selvamalar is co-head of the firm’s Employment practice. She provides integrated support to a wide range of clients in various industries on all employment/human resource related matters including compliance with all laws applicable to employment relationships; managing the exit of employees whether by way of collective reduction in force exercises or individual terminations for misconduct or poor performance; protection of confidential and proprietary information; investigations and disciplinary actions; trade unions, both recognition and collective bargaining; dispute resolution at all levels and business immigration.

She also provides strategic advice in internal fraud management advising clients in high profile and highly sensitive matters involving fraud perpetrated by employees; and the options available to the organisations to obtain redress against the wrongdoers.

Her practice extends to focused compliance on bribery and corruption as well as acting for medical practitioners in negligence and malpractice suits.

Languages

English and Malay.

Memberships

  • Immediate Past Chair, International Bar Association’s Employment & Industrial Relations Law Committee 
  • General Secretary, Malaysian Society for Labour and Social Security Laws (local chapter of International Society for Labour and Social Security Laws)
  • International Vice Chair, Outreach to International Lawyers Committee for American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment
  • Member, Bar Council’s Industrial and Employment Law Committee
  • Member, Lawasia’s Labour Law Committee

Education

  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (1994) 
  • Certificate of Legal Practice (1993)
  • LL.B (Hons), University of London (1992)

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Labour and employment

(Leading individuals)

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